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Category: Hunger
Last updated: May 25 2018 15:21 IST RSS 2.0
 
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6 Guilt-Free Snack Options For Your Holidays 25.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Time for much-awaited holiday! So,pack your bags and head out for a break to beach or mountains of your choice.
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WFP lauds Security Council resolution on hunger 25.5.2018 General News
Rome, May 25 (IANS/AKI) UN World Food Programme (WFP) chief David Beasley has hailed the UN Security Council for its leadership in adopting a resolution that for the first time paves the way to address conflict-induced hunger around the world.
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Soldiers 'Rescued' Women, Then Starved And Raped Them: Says Report 25.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As the Nigerian military reclaimed territory from Boko Haram extremists, troops also opened fire on civilians, forcibly separated them from their families and burned down their homes, according to a...
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Karnataka paradox 23.5.2018 FrontLine: Home
The elections results showed that populism need not necessarily produce political gain while competitive communalism need not interfere with the economic processes at play. By Prof MUZAFFAR ASSADI
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Hunger has no religion: Azhar Maqsusi's mission is manna for Hyderabad homeless (IANS special series) 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Homeless beggars, ragpickers and labourers sitting with plates on a mat are waiting under a flyover. As the clock strikes 12.30 pm, a slim man appears on the scene and starts serving hot rice and dal.
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Why nutri-cereals are good for you 18.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Cereals like millets can help alleviate malnutrition and improve public health, reports Surinder Sud.
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Venezuelan challenger Falcon aspires to vote upset 17.5.2018 Reuters: World News
CARACAS (Reuters) - Striding a small stage in a poor hillside neighbourhood of Venezuela's capital, Caracas, presidential aspirant Henri Falcon fulminates against hunger, malnutrition and hyperinflation under socialist rule.
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Ending conflict vital to food security: UN 15.5.2018 Sify Finance
/AKI) Ending violent conflict, bolstering peace and stability and preventing future strife are all are crucial to combating rising levels of chronic hunger in the world, the UN has said in a new report.
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Ending conflict vital to food security: UN 15.5.2018 General News
Rome, May 15 (IANS/AKI) Ending violent conflict, bolstering peace and stability and preventing future strife are all are crucial to combating rising levels of chronic hunger in the world, the UN has said in a new report.
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IPL 2018, RCB vs KXIP: Bangalore to test edgy Punjab in must-win encounter 14.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In today's IPL match Royal Challengers Bangalore will look to triumph their must-win game vs Kings XI Punjab, who will aim to push towards the playoffs with a win over RCB. Catch live updates here
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From Weight Loss, Detox To Healthy Skin: 7 Incredible Benefits of Green Tea  14.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Green tea is indeed a beverage that is making noise for more right reasons than wrong. Several studies have time and again spoken about the several health and healing benefits. Here are some you may...
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WFP chief senses N Korea 'turning a new page' 12.5.2018 General News
The head of the UN's World Food Programme said today it appeared North Korea was "turning a new page in history", following a four-day visit to the country. David Beasley said he had enjoyed unprecedented access to the secretive state, spending two days in the capital Pyongyang and two in the countryside, accompanied by government minders. He said there was undoubtedly a hunger problem in North Korea but it was not on the scale of the 1990s famine. North Korea's economy has been devastated by its own mismanagement and crippling international sanctions over its nuclear weapons programme. However, its relations with the rest of the world are rapidly changing, with leader Kim Jong Un on a charm offensive. Beasley told BBC radio that North Korea's leaders had a "sense of optimism". Dialogue brokered by Seoul has seen US-North Korea relations go from trading personal insults and threats of war last year to a summit between Kim and President Donald Trump due in Singapore on June 12. "There
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IPL 2018, RCB vs DD: Bangalore fight for survival vs down and out Delhi 12.5.2018 Latest News
In today's IPL match, Virat Kohli-led RCB will take on Shreyas Iyer's DD at Ferozshah Kotla Ground in New Delhi. The match will start at 8:00pm. Catch all the live action here
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Here's Why You Should Drink Fennel Seed (Saunf) Water For Weight Loss 11.5.2018 NDTV Food - Latest
Fennel seeds indeed are tiny powerhouses of detoxifying and metabolism-boosting nutrients. Super rich in vitamins and minerals, they sure make a worthy way to lose weight
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Memories of hunger cloud North Korean refugee's hopes for Trump-Kim summit 11.5.2018 Reuters: World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Walking through the Korean War Memorial in Washington, Grace Jo remembers a pivotal point in her childhood in North Korea, what she calls "the almost dying moment."
Building rural resilience key for conflict-hit Near East: UN 11.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Rome, May 10 (IANS/AKI) Conflict has increased food insecurity in the Near East and to reverse this situation it is crucial to strengthen the resilience of poor, rural communities, including through social protection systems, FAO Director-General Jose Graziano da Silva said on Thursday.
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SC reserves judgement on pleas challenging Aadhaar 10.5.2018 General News
The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of Aadhaar and its enabling 2016 law. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra directed all the parties concerned to file their written submissions to put forth their case. The judgement was reserved after a marathon hearing which went on for 38 days spanning four months. A battery of lawyers including Attorney General K K Venugopal, who represented the Centre and senior advocates like Kapil Sibal, P Chidambaram, Rakesh Dwivedi, Shyam Divan, Arvind Datar, Rakesh Dwivedi had appeared for various parties. The constitution bench also comprised Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan. During the arguments spread over four months, the Centre had strongly defended its decision to seed Aadhaar numbers with mobile phones, telling the top court that it could have been hauled up for contempt if the verification of mobile users was .
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Karnataka polls: Siddaramaiah's welfare schemes can decide Congress' fate 10.5.2018 Latest News
BJP chief ministerial candidate and state party president BS Yeddyurappa has said that his party would retain all the good welfare programmes initiated by the Congress government
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Standing by Lula 8.5.2018 FrontLine: World Affairs
The Landless Workers’ Movement, which puts ending hunger as its first priority, is in the front line of the struggle to enable jailed former President Lula da Silva to run in the October presidential election. By VIJAY PRASHAD
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Sonia to PM Modi: Speeches cannot fill empty stomachs 8.5.2018 General News
United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday cornered Prime Minister Narendra Modi by saying that he is a good orator but speeches cannot fill empty stomachs.Campaigning for the Congress here, the former Congress president took a dig at Prime Minister Modi and said, "Modi ji is proud of the fact that he is a very good orator, I agree with this. He speaks like an actor. I'll be happy if his speeches can end hunger of the country but speeches cannot fill empty stomachs, food is needed for that.""Modi ji has a zeal for Congress-free India. Leave Congress-free India, he cannot even tolerate anyone in front of himself," she added.She also accused the Prime Minister of spreading lies and distorting historical facts for his political motives.The UPA Chairperson alleged that Prime Minister Modi did not meet Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who wanted an appointment to discuss the issue of draught-hit farmers."Farmers of Karnataka have been suffering due to ...
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